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Wondering what to do this weekend? Check out these awesome events happening near you!
When my friend suggested we take a jaunt up to Edinburgh for New Year’s, I thought she was crazy. I’m not a huge fan of crowds and I kept envisioning throngs of inebriated tourists rioting through the streets. However, it was her itinerary and visit, so I agreed and started making arrangements.
Grab a warm cup of hot cocoa, a reindeer-shaped, sugar cookie - or two - and snuggle up in a cozy blanket on the couch. It’s time for some Christmas movie magic!
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In the heart of Mosel River wine country, the Bernkastel-Kues market not only offers festive stalls with regional wines, handcrafted goods and seasonal treats but also has distinctive charm.
Get ready to sing “O Tannenbaum, o Tannenbaum, wie treu sind deine Blätter!” to get in the holiday spirit in Germany! From St. Nicholas Day all the way to Christmas Day, there are many reasons to look forward to the coming of Christ.
Glistening lights, stalls lovingly styled with their finest Christmas decor, a children’s wonderland and so much more await you at the Christmas and Medieval Markets in Stuttgart and Esslingen this year.
Founded in 16 B.C. by the Roman Empire during Augustus Caesar's rule, Trier is arguably Germany's oldest city and one of significant architectural and historical importance.
There is no need to travel far to experience magical Christmas markets. We have highlighted several near U.S. military installations you’re sure to enjoy. 
In Baden-Württemburg
The December edition of the What’s Up magazine is available now!
Christmas Market on the Island of Frauenchiemsee
Dec. 1 and Dec. 6-8
The clock is ticking! Join us as we count down to Christmas with a festive Christmas market story on Stripes Europe from Dec. 1-12. We’ll be sharing our favorite markets to enjoy this holiday season. Allow us to help you unwind from the whirlwind of the holidays!
As December rushes in, and American families put up their Christmas trees – they may find themselves humming the first few lines from Clement C. Moore’s famous poem, “A Visit from St. Nicholas”:
Head out to Landstuhl village’s annual Christmas market, the Sankt Andreas Markt. The festivities kick off Saturday, Nov. 30 at 2 p.m. After a long evening of Glühwein drinking and merrymaking, the wooden stalls re-open Sunday at 11 a.m.
The telltale signs of the impending season have arrived. Wooden chalets lining the city’s old town, Glühwein stations suddenly appear, and the sights and sounds of the holidays are starting to take hold. If you’ve ever visited the German Christmas markets, you know what I’m talking about.
Twinkling lights, warm gingerbread aroma wafting through the air, squeals of delighted children on rides — all signs the Christmas season is almost here. Although it may feel as though you just pulled out your pumpkins and scarecrows, the festive holiday season in the U.K.